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Exhibition
Sep 21, 2014 - Dec 31, 2015

The Modern maintains one of the foremost collections of modern and contemporary international art in the central United States. Various movements, themes, and styles are represented, including Abstract Expressionism, Color Field painting, Pop art, and Minimalism, as well as aspects of New Image Painting from the 1970s and beyond, recent developments in abstraction and figurative sculpture, and contemporary movements in photography, video, and digital imagery.

Exhibition
Feb 21, 2015 - Aug 23, 2015

The Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth presents FRAMING DESIRE, an exhibition showcasing over 40 recent acquisitions alongside iconic photographs and videos from the permanent collection. The Museum has acquired key works by Cory Arcangel, Artemio, Larry Clark, Philip-Lorca diCorcia, Rineke Dijkstra, Debbie Grossman, Candida Höfer, Misty Keasler, Ragnar Kjartansson, Vera Lutter, Robert Mapplethorpe, Gordon Matta-Clark, Ryan McGinley, Nicholas Nixon, Catherine Opie, Orit Raff, Laurie Simmons, Allison V. Smith, Arne Svenson, Frank Thiel, and Gillian Wearing.

Member Event
Apr 23, 2015

April 23, 6 pm and 8 pm | Curated Cocktail-Making Class

There is a $20 fee associated with this class.

Expert mixologists from Absolut Vodka will share tips and recipes to create three delicious cocktails in this hands-on cocktail-making class in the Modern’s board room overlooking the Fort Worth skyline. Snacks will be provided. Space is limited. To RSVP, call 817.840.2115.

Member Event
Apr 23, 2015

April 23, 6 pm and 8 pm | Curated Cocktail-Making Class

There is a $20 fee associated with this class.

Expert mixologists from Absolut Vodka will share tips and recipes to create three delicious cocktails in this hands-on cocktail-making class in the Modern’s board room overlooking the Fort Worth skyline. Snacks will be provided. Space is limited. To RSVP, call 817.840.2115.

Films
Apr 25, 2015

The Last Picture Show  (Peter Bogdanovich, 1971) An adaptation of Larry McMurtry’s novel and set in a small North Texas town, The Last Picture Show focuses on the coming-of-age stories of Sonny (Timothy Bottoms), Duane (Jeff Bridges), and Jacy (Cybill Shepherd), as the conservative American values of the 1950s begin to crumble into a stark, moody landscape.

Films
Apr 29, 2015

A stellar cast led by Mark Strong (The Imitation Game, Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy) in the Young Vic’s ‘magnetic, electrifying, astonishingly bold’ production of A View from the Bridge – the Evening Standard, Guardian and Independent’s top theatre pick of 2014.

Films
Apr 29, 2015

A stellar cast led by Mark Strong (The Imitation Game, Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy) in the Young Vic’s ‘magnetic, electrifying, astonishingly bold’ production of A View from the Bridge – the Evening Standard, Guardian and Independent’s top theatre pick of 2014.

Studio Programs
Apr 30, 2015

Modern Salon·1: The Stories of Photography and How Images Form Us

To photograph is to appropriate the thing photographed. It means putting oneself into a certain relation to the world that feels like knowledge—and, therefore, like power. Susan Sontag, On Photography

Films
May 01, 2015

The ’Burbs (Joe Dante, 1989) Starring Tom Hanks as everyman Ray Peterson, The ’Burbs tells the story of a neighborhood whose fences are just not tall enough. After a suspiciously creepy family moves in down the block, the neighbors can’t help but speculate wildly about the newcomers’ intent, which escalates into total suburbanite anarchy. Produced by another of Corman’s proteges, Ron Howard, and costarring Bruce Dern, Carrie Fisher, and a young Corey Feldman, The ’Burbs is a gothic comedy about the all-American suburban way of life. 

Films
May 02, 2015

Lone Star (John Sayles, 1996) When Sam Deeds (Chris Cooper) believes he has discovered the body of his brutal predecessor Charlie Wade (Kris Kristofferson), the investigation leads him across the literal and political landscape of West Texas, uncovering stories of violence and corruption in his border town community.

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